House fire displaces 11 people

House fire displaces 11 people Photo: MGN.

Created: November 07, 2019 09:55 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — 11 people are displaced after a fire in a large 2 and a half story home on Averill Avenue.

The Rochester Fire Department responded to the scene around 6:30 p.m. The fire caused significant damage to the kitchen, but firefighters were able to contain the fire to that room.


Firefighters say there were working smoke alarms in the building, which helped alert the residents. No injuries were reported, and everyone had left the house when RFD arrived.

The fire is still under investigation, and the Red Cross is helping the residents find housing.

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